Examples of swelling in a Sentence
There was a swelling above her eye.
The swelling around her eye should subside in a few days.
Recent Examples of swelling from the Web
Read: No downtime to recover from the swelling, bruising, or redness that comes with a surgical procedure.
Meningococcal disease, or meningitis, is an infection that causes the swelling of the membranes around a person's brain and spinal cord.
Doctor’s observed significant brusing throughout Leila’s body, and an autopsy showed a skull fracture with associated brain swelling as well as fractured ribs.
The hand swelled up enough that Stafford did not attempt any throws in practice Wednesday, and then tried to play coy to hide the swelling — or lack thereof — in the locker room after practice.
Crohn’s disease can cause intestinal swelling, which can lead to a blockage such as Bryant’s, but his family had no idea how severe his condition had become.
This can result in swelling of the lips and tongue, as well as difficulty swallowing.
Common symptoms among infected deer include emaciation, loss of motor control, fever, lameness and swelling of the neck and head.
The swelling of the brain that led to the death of five patients last year has so far not occurred again in other CAR-T drugs.
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First Known Use of swelling
before 12th century
SWELLING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of swelling for English Language Learners
: an area on someone's body that is larger than normal because of an illness or injury
: the condition of being larger than normal
SWELLING Defined for Kids
Definition of swelling for Students
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